Battle Unit Details


9th Regiment, New York Cavalry


Organized at Westfield and Albany, N. Y., September 9 to November 19, 1861. Left State for Washington, D. C., November 26, 1861. Attached to Wadsworth's Command, Military District of Washington, to March, 1862. Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1862. Defences of Washington, D. C., to June, 1862. Cavalry Brigade, 1st Corps, Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. Cavalry Brigade, 11th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to October, 1862. 3rd Brigade, Cavalry Division, Army of the Potomac, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac and Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to July, 1865.

Duty in the Defences of Washington, D. C., till March, 1862. Companies "C," "F" and "K" detached for duty with Artillery Reserve. Other Companies on duty as train guard, Army of the Potomac, to May 22, 1862. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Before Williamsburg May 4-5. West Point May 7. Near Slatersville May 9. Ordered to Washington, D. C., May 22, and duly there till June, when mounted. Action near Cedar Mountain August 12. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Freeman's Ford August 22. Fants Ford and Great Run August 23. Sulphur Springs and Jones Ford August 24. Deep Creek August 25. Salem and White Plains August 27. Groveton August 29. Bull Run August 30. Near Centreville August 31. Fairfax Court House September 2. Berryville September 29. Aldie October 1. Snickersville and Middleburg October 13. Paris and Salem October 17. Thoroughfare Gap October 17. Haymarket October 18. Warrenton October 19. Reconnoissance to Snicker's Ferry and Berryville November 28-30. Upperville November 28. Berryville November 29. Snicker's Ferry, Berryville, November 3O. Reconnoissance to Kelleysville December 21-23. Alcock's January 21, 1863. Grove Church, near Morrisville, January 26. Rappahannock Fords and Station Febuary 2. Morrisville February 5. Summerville February 9. Freeman's Ford April 15. Near Warrenton April 28. Stoneman's Raid April 29-May 8. Kelley's Ford April 29. Culpeper April 30. Rapidan Station May 1. Operations on Northern Neck May 20-26. Brandy Station and Beverly Ford June 9. Ashby's Gap June 20. Upperville and Middleburg June 21. Philomont June 22. Haymarket and Thoroughfare Gap June 24-25. Hunterstown, Pa., June 30. Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Williamsport July 6. Downsville July 7. Boonsboro July 8. Benevola or Beaver Creek July 9. Falling Waters July 10. Funkstown July 10-13. Falling Waters July 14. Emmettsburg July 18. Manassas Gap July 21-22. Wapping Heights July 23. Barbee's Cross Roads July 25. Rixey's Ford July 29. Kelly's Ford July 31-August 1. Brandy Station August 1-3. Stafford Court House August 22. Expedition from Leesburg August 30-September 2. Advance from the Rappahannock to the Rapidan September 13-17. Culpeper Court House September 13. Rapidan Station September 14-15. Reconnoissance across the Rapidan September 21-23. Jack's Shop, Madison Court House, September 22. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Raccoon and Morton's Fords October 10. Stevensburg and near Kelly's Ford October 11. Brandy Station October 12. Broad Run October 15. Oak Hill October 16. Hunter's Ford, Rapidan River, October 17-18. Bealeton Station October 24. Rappahannock Station October 26. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Muddy Run November 8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Parker's Store November 29. Reconnoissance to Woodville December 6. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7, 1864. Barnett's Ford February 6-7. Rapidan Campaign. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Todd's Tavern May 7-8; Spottsylvania May 8. Sheridan's Raid to James River May 9-24. North Anna May 9-10. Ground Squirrel Church and Yellow Tavern May 11. Fortifications of Richmond and Meadow Bridge May 12. Jones Bridge May 17. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Hanovertown and Crump's Creek May 27. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Haw's Shop May 28. Old Church and Mettadequin Creek May 30. Bethesda Church May 31-June 1. Cold Harbor May 31-June 6. Sheridan's Trevillian Raid June 7-24. Trevillian Station June 11-12. Newark or Mallory's Cross Roads June 12. Black Creek or Tunstall Station and White House or St. Peter's Church June 21. Jones Bridge June 23. Before Petersburg June 29-July 31. Demonstration north of the James July 27-29. Deep Bottom July 28-29. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Toll Gate, near White Post and Newtown, August 11. Berryvil1e August 12. Near Strasburg August 14. Crooked Run August 13. Cedarville, Guard Hill or Front Royal August 16. Front Royal August 18. Kearneysville August 19. Near Charlestown August 21-22. Near Kearneysville August 25. Near Shephardstown August 25. Leetown and Smithfield August 28. Smithfield Crossing, Opequan, August 29. Berryville September 3-4. Port Republic September 6. Bunker Hill and Opequan September 13. Sevier's Ford, Opequan Creek, September 15. Battle of Winchester September 19. Strasburg and Middletown September 20. Fisher's Hill September 21-22. Near Edenburg September 23. Mt. Jackson September 23-24. New Market September 24. Brown's Gap September 26. Port Republic September 26-27. New Market September 28. Waynesboro September 29 and October 2. Columbia Furnace October 8. Tom's Brook, "Woodstock Races," October 8-9. Hupp's Hill, near Strasburg, October 14. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Fisher's Hill October 20. Near Kernstown November 11. Near Winchester November 15. Rude's Hill November 22. Expedition from Winchester into Fauquier and Loudoun Counties November 28-Dccember 3. Expedition to Gordonsville December 19-28. Near Gordonsville December 23. Sheridan's Raid from Winchester February 27-March 25, 1865. Waynesboro March 2. Charlottesville March 3. (A Detachment guard prisoners from Waynesboro to Winchester March 3-8. Near Rude's Hill and Mt. Jackson March 7. Woodstock March 14.) Goochland Court House March 11. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Dinwiddie Court House March 30-31. Five Forks April 1. Scott's Cross Roads April 2. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Tabernacle Church or Beaver Pond Station April 8. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Expedition to Danville April 23-29. March to Washington, D. C., May --. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out July 17, 1865, and honorably discharged from service.

Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 84 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 7 Officers and 126 Enlisted men by disease. Total 223.

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